Croatia, Pula


Based on 6 days, 5 nights flight tour for 42 passengers travelling July 2025. Subject to availability.

The ultimate water sports adventure!

Croatia, where the Mediterranean climate makes every day feel like a holiday, the emerald waters of the Adriatic offer days of water sport fun, and the ancient walled towns give groups a rich and interesting cultural experience. Scouting and Guiding activity holidays for youth groups to Croatia have so much appeal, and we’re not surprised that it’s seen such a rapid growth in popularity in recent years.

From snorkelling in caves to stand up paddle-boarding at night on lit up boards, from swinging through the trees on a high ropes course to day tripping to nearby Venice, you won’t fail to create memories that your members will be talking about for years to come in Croatia.

When you choose Venture Abroad and our activity holidays for your youth group, you choose to take all the hassle out of it. Our experts will help you narrow down the amazing choice of activities and plan your very own tailored itinerary. Scouting and Guiding activity holidays to Croatia, your way!

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Beachfront accommodation at Pula Youth Hostel.


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Hostel Antique – at the centre of it all!

Hostel Antique, in the central location of Pula, is the perfect base for your Croatian getaway! This self-catered option gives you the flexibility of arranging what you want to eat, when you want to eat it! With an effortlessly modern style, 8-bed dorms, free Wi-Fi and air-con, you’re set.

Pula Youth Hostel – the perfect base for a week of adventure!

One of the best things about Pula Youth Hostel is its stunning location. Walk out the door and you’re a stone’s throw away from one of the Istrian Peninsula’s beautiful pebble beaches, surrounded by crystal-clear waters. What’s more, everything is within easy reach of Pula, from water parks to adventure parks and hiking to water sports – after all, that’s what you’ve come to Croatia for! The simple Youth Hostel offers comfortable ‘Pavilions’ which are standalone group units, with dormitory style accommodation. Half board and full board options available.

Activities and Excursions

If your youth group are looking for water sports morning, noon and night, then Croatia will not disappoint! But for that little break from the crystal-clear sea, there is plenty to see and do within an hour of Pula. Adventure, culture and fun – Croatia has it all in abundance!

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Something extra special: Day Trip to Venice

Revel in a day trip to the timeless city of Venice. Meander through the grand canal, admiring the beauty of Basilica di San Marco and the Doge’s Palace whilst soaking up the floating city’s sights, sounds, and smells.

How could your trip to Croatia look?

It’s important to remember that all of our itineraries are tailor-made. There’s no fixed itinerary, every activity holiday is different. That said, we know it’s helpful to see how your time away could look, so here’s a sample itinerary to get the ideas flowing.

Day 1

Fly from the UK to Croatia, where you’ll be met by your coach for your transfer to Pula. Settle into your accommodation, Pula Youth Hostel, then head out to explore the local area and relax on the beach.

Day 2

It’s time to learn more about the history and culture of the Old Town of Pula and its Roman ruins! This could be a perfect time to pick up a few souvenirs or gifts.

Day 3

Spend half a day kayaking and snorkelling across Croatia’s captivating coastline! Glide through crystal-clear waters and discover the hidden coves that vibrant marine life call home. Then, why don’t you leave the swimming to the fish and visit the aquarium?

Day 4

Head to Glavani Park where you’ll spend the day tackling the high ropes course, abseiling and rock climbing.

Day 5

Say goodbye to Croatia as you depart for a day trip to Venice where you can admire the Basilica di San Marco and the Doge’s Palace. Soak up the art and culture with visits to the Gallerie dell’Accademia and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. You’ll head back to Pula in the evening.

Day 6

Enjoy an action-packed day at Istralandia, the aquapark! Roaring rapids, free-fall slides, flying boats, wave pools… There’s something for everyone!

Day 7

Put your balance to the test with stand-up paddle boarding and enjoy a variety of action-packed water games to unleash your competitive side!

Day 8

All good things must come to an end, and your time in Croatia sadly has to as well. So, it’s time to pack up and head home.

An itinerary like this could cost…

Based on 8 days, 7 nights flight tour for 42 passengers travelling July 2025. Subject to availability.

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David Hobden
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This is now the third time I have used Venture Abroad, we visited Kandersteg in 2016 and Iceland in 2023. Venture Abroad are great to deal with, nothing is too much trouble and her expert help and advice is much valued. I would never consider an international trip without Venture Abroad.
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A brilliant tour operator helping bring Scout Camps alive. Having used Venture Abroad three times I can honestly say how supportive they are in bringing dreams for children alive. Very much recommend using them 🙂
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Super happy with service, support and our trip. The VA team were helpful and responsive and we had a bespoke tour that was just what we hoped for. Thank you Katie and all the team for your care, work and help and we look forward to the next trip.


On booking, you will receive a tour confirmation letter which will include notable deadlines for tour arrangements including booking activities.  

As of 1st January 2023 , the currency of Croatia is now the Euro.  

Standard Croatian is the official language of Croatia. This is followed closely by Standard Bosnian and Standard Serbian. 

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Take a look at our comprehensive list of most Frequently Asked Questions.  

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